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UNODC launch the World Wildlife Crime Report 2020

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) unveiled the World Wildlife Crime Report 2020 during a high-level virtual  event at which statements were delivered by Ms. Ghada Whaly and Ms. Angela Me, respectively UNODC’s Executive Director and Chief of Research and Analysis Branch;Ms. Carla Montesi, Director for Planet and Prosperity of the European Commission’s Development Cooperation Directorate; Ms.

Message of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for World Environment Day, 5 June 2020

CITES Standing Committee postpones the Animals & Plants Committee meetings until 2021

The CITES Standing Committee has advised the Secretariat that the 31st Meeting of the CITES Animals Committee and the 25th meeting of the Plants Committee should be postponed until 2021.

Message of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for International Day for Biological Diversity, 22 May 2020

CITES and UNEP-WCMC add new identification resources to main CITES Species platforms

Find information on all CITES compliance procedures, e.g. Article XIII, CAP, etc. in one place – see the new webpage here

All about CITES permits and certificates in one place on a new webpage here

Call for nominations open for the 2020 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards

 

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards.

CITES Secretariat’s statement in relation to COVID-19

New wildlife trade management system goes live in Sri Lanka

This electronic solution will enable better control of legal trade in wildlife and help prevent illegal trade

 

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